Does True Image Echo Server work within Hyper-V virtual machines?

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  1. Jason404

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    I installed True Image Echo Server within a Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V virtual machine, and then tried making a .tib system drive backup file into another virtual machine (.vhd). It said that the backup file was corrupt.

    I then tried installing True Image Echo Server on the Windows Server 2008 parent partition that runs Hyper-V instead (ie. on the physical machine, not a VM), and it worked fine. The .tib file was exactly the same (MD5 checksum).

    So, does True Image Server not work within a Hyper-V virtual machine? Is it necessary to use it only on the physical hardware?
     
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    hi, i have a problem with converting existings tib files from an windows server 2003 enterprise server ( 32 BIT ) to a new system. means, i can convert my server 2003 to an hyper v vhd file, but the new virtuell server will not start. allways became an boot failure ?
    the new server is an windows server 2008 enterprise 64 BIT(using as host, no vm ). is there a problem with using 32 bit converting tib / vhd files on a new 64 BIT systeme running hyper v ??

    thanks for answers,

    gustav berger
     
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    Hello all,

    Thank you for using Acronis Corporate Products

    Jason404, you can use Acronis True Image Echo to convert a backup archive (*.tib) to a virtual disk (.vmdk, .vhd, .hdd). You can also back up a virtual disk and restore it to a physical disk.

    Gustav, what is the exact error message that appears at the startup?

    Thank you.

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  5. eth0

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    I am trying to convert a tib image of a Windows Server 2008 64bit to a VHD file using Acronis True Image Echo Enterprise Server 9.7 build 8206 (with universal restore option). When I try this I get the following error message:
    "Selected type of Virtual Machine supports only 32bit guest Operating Systems." Which is not the case for Hyper-V which runs 64bit VM Guests fine.
    Is there a solution for this other than booting the VM Guest using the acronis bootable CD and restoring the image form inside the VM ?
     
  6. paolo dantona

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    Try with AB 10...

    Paolo
     
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    Hello eth0,

    Thank you for using Acronis Corporate Products

    Paolo is correct, if you don't want to recover archive, you should use Acronis Backup & Recovery 10. Acronis True Image Echo doesn't support 64bit guest systems. It is known issue that has been fixed in Acronis Backup & Recovery 10.

    Thank you.

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